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The Carlton

500 Grant St, BNY Mellon Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2502
+1 412-391-4152
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
500 Grant St, BNY Mellon Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2502
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a wonderfully traditional place with very good food, wonderful service, and comfortable surroundings. Had the Carlton chopped salad which was very good and the shrimp with lobster gnocchi appetizer which was excellent and obviously appreciated by many patrons. Last time I had the...More

Thank jonathb5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very good place to eat, but be prepared to pay top dollar. I got the grouper. It was good, but I cannot be sure that it was really grouper. My wife got the scallops, and she was not especially fond of it....More

Thank Lloyd K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the nearby City Center Marriott and went here for a good meal, since the one at the hotel was just burgers. I loved the John Dory.

Thank joehearst
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Four of us for dinner before Bob Seger concert last week...YES, they really limo you up to the venue...we only had to wait for the next driver a few minutes. Our meal was delicious, which started with their complimentary warm, fresh baked breads and thyme...More

Thank Patty S
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We had a very nice time at the Carlton for dinner on a Saturday night. They validate parking when you park under the Mellon building where the restaurant is located. We were seated right on time at one of the windows overlooking Forbes Ave. I...More

Thank BobKPgh
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We were in Pittsburgh and took our Pitt granddaughter to dinner at Carlton. Had dined there quite a few times when we lived in Boardman, OH. Just like we remembered, lovely, cozy ambience. Excellent service. We all selected items from the tasting menu that had...More

Thank Judith J
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Have been here multiple times and always have had excellent food and service. I love that it has an old world charm. This time I had the special surf and turf menu. I picked the lobster ravioli with a petite filet. My friend had the...More

Thank jettalady23
Reviewed 8 August 2017

sent the fish back and ordered steaks. 40 bucks each, sorry but others do a much better steak for the same price. heavy fish menu (and the place smells like bad fish) salad ok won't be back

Thank tomuchtravel
Reviewed 1 August 2017

It was our first visit in The Carlton. We appreciate fine dinning and wanted to try this place. The restaurant is elegant and classy. We got a nice quiet spot by the window. Unlike some other noisy places we could have a nice talk while...More

1  Thank TALI M
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This place is one of our favorites to eat steaks are so great and reasonable priced for fine dining. Wine list is crazy and complimentary limo to show if requested A plus for customer service.

Thank John M
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24 June 2017|
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Response from Andrew S | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry; we had lunch there and never asked about their transportation
Steve A
6 September 2016|
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Response from pgood2 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I saw... All kinds from business to casual.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Grant St, BNY Mellon Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2502
  • Public Transportation: T-Stop & bus stop
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 412-391-4152
  • E-mail
Conveniently located in downtown Pittsburgh, within walking distance of the Convention Center & four major downtown hotels. A Pittsburgh favorite for over 20 years. Recipient of the Wine Spectator of Excellence 1995-2006 and The Dirona Award 2000 - 2006 (Distinguished Restaurants of North American). The Carlton has a spectacular cuisine, complimented with an extensive wine list served by polished waiters in a beautiful atmosphere. Pittsburghers know the value of the Carlton making it the spot for business meetings to celebrations.
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